Time table

The big milestones!

November 2015  Planned start of construction of the central core repository and parking lot.
April 2016Topping event central core repository
June 2016Move of the samples into the new central core repository
January 2016Demolition of the buildings on the construction site for the extension building start
3. Quarter 2016Planned start of construction of the extension building 
2. Quarter 2017Groundbreaking for the extension building
2. Quarter 2020Planned finalising of central core repository and parking lot.
4. Quarter 2021Planned finalising of the extension building
Spring 2022Opening event the extension building

  • The mission of GEOMAR is:

    To investigate the physical, chemical, biological, and geological processes in the ocean and their interaction with the seafloor and the atmosphere.

  • The GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is member of the Helmholtz Association, the Deutsche Allianz Meeresforschung and the German Marine Research Konsortium (KDM).

    On the international level, the institute cooperates with many institutions in the field of marine sciences. It is a member of the "Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans" (POGO).

  • East shore campus

    GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
    Wischhofstr. 1-3
    D-24148 Kiel
    Tel.: +49-431 600-0
    Fax: +49-431 600-2805
    E-mail: info(at)geomar.de

    West shore campus

    GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel 
    Düsternbrooker Weg 20
    D-24105 Kiel